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St. Mary's Catholic Church

155 Market Ave, Memphis, TN 38105-3513
+1 901-522-9420
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Beautiful Old Church with character

A must see when you visit Memphis, TN - enjoy the stained glass and alter and all the old wood... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Sandy H
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Memphis, Tennessee
Beautiful place for a wedding

This is a beautiful church. I have attended several weddings and a funeral here. The art is... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Angela H
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Jonesboro, United States
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155 Market Ave, Memphis, TN 38105-3513
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+1 901-522-9420
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A must see when you visit Memphis, TN - enjoy the stained glass and alter and all the old wood which gives this Church excellent choice to visit.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a beautiful church. I have attended several weddings and a funeral here. The art is gorgeous. Find a reason to visit!

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a Memphis Catholic landmark. It is a beautiful old church with a Our Lady of Lourdes grotto inside the church. It is also the oldest soup kitchen in the United States going back to the 1860's or 70's.

Thank robhendry
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Beautiful place- we lite candles and just looked at the surroundings. Extremely beautiful and nice to just sit and watch people and stare at the windows.

Thank AngelaZig
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Our daughter was in Memphis for Grad School and this was her church. We loved attending mass with her here when we visited -- such an old beautiful church. The congregation is small -- definitely plenty of room for visitors. Even if you are not...More

1  Thank HintonTN
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Built by Franciscans in 1870. Beautiful woodwork, statues, and Emil Frei windows. Excellent Adoration chapel

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The stain glass windows are a great part of this Catholic Church. I love the side alcove for Mother Mary. The homily was good. I enjoyed the few homilies I have heard there.

Thank Anna M H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The chapel is beautiful. The stain glass makes for lovely pictures. This is a perfect place not only for worship but weddings that are medium to large. It is old but still in excellent shape. The court yard is very private - great for pictures....More

Thank lindabayliff
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My sister's and I have volunteered at this church for three years in a row and the work they do is impeccable. Their Ministry consist of caring for the homeless, providing meals, clothing by not only providing spiritually but physically as well.

Thank Annie P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

St Mary's has been serving the community for since 1870. Perhaps not the most achitechturely ornate church but the interior is beautiful. The Saint Mary's soup kitchen has been serving meals to those in need six times a week for almost 150 years. Truly an...More

Thank James T
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Kay P
Who is the priest at St. Mary's?
4 May 2017|
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Response from Anna M H | Reviewed this property |
I do believe his name is Fr John. I do not know his last name. Sorry to not be more helpful!
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kathy d
how far from Graceland? We're going in APril. Also, mass schedules??
15 December 2016|
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Response from kathy d |
thank you for your help. since we're flying into Memphis, we'll probably be taking a cab or uber. Just wanted to see if there's anything close to Graceland. Thanks again!!
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julie5595
How far is this church from Beale Street? We are going in October. Thanks!
16 August 2015|
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Response from Anna M H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you have already traveled, so I will reply anyway! St. Mary's is considered part of Old Downtown, so Beale Street is pretty close. It is under a mile away to the north from Beale. Parking at St. Mary's is... More
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